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|National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report|
|Occurred : 10/15/2020 00:10 (Entered as : 10/15/20 00:10)
Reported: 10/15/2020 12:45:20 AM 00:45
Location: Lakeview, OH
Duration: 1 minute
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
|I was going outside to let my dog out and try the astrophotography mode on my phone when I saw this white ball of light looking like a bright star floating in the sky. This isn't Venus (not the right time to see it) or Rigel (wrong part of the sky). It's about as far up in elevation as the little single prop job planes go. It was also super quiet. This town is small and quiet at this time of year so anything in the sky with an engine or a beak is easily heard over a breeze.
It floated relatively stably, moved slowly but not laterally like a fixed wing aircraft, and entirely too quiet to be rotary.
My phone has a really great camera that does image stabilization, so the video shows the movement of the light as well as the maple branch off to the left of the screen without relaying my shaking.
I have also included a secondary video of the sky, taken later, to show the difference in the brightest object available (Mars), as well as other stars, to show how difficult it is for the video camera to normally pick up faint light.